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  A support system for Exceptional Student Education serving Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties of Northeast Florida.
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CALENDAR

 
8/1/2017, 5/30/2018 - Autism Online Modules
OPEN - Register

Clay & Nassau check with your Professional Development to see if these points will be accepted for the ESE recertification requirement.

Do you need to know more about how to support students with Autism in either the General Education or Self-Contained settings?
Do you need the flexibility to access this information when YOU need it?
If so, then you may want to check out the online Autism Modules available from FDLRS/Crown!
There are 45 modules available for independent, self-paced professional development on topics appropriate for teachers and staff serving students with ASD in general education settings as well as more in-depth modules for staff serving students in self-contained classrooms. These modules provide incredible information that will increase your knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders and provide you with strategies that help support students with ASD in the classroom.
These modules are free and cover a variety of topics. The module range from 30 minutes to 2 hours. Participants may take some or all of the 45 modules. Participants who complete a minimum of 4 hours or more will receive in-service points for their time.
If you are interested in taking these modules,a participant packet will send that explains how to access the online modules and how to submit your work to earn in-service points.


Location
online
Presenter
Audience
earn up to 72 points
Points
72
12/5/2017 - Reaching All Learners
OPEN - Register

This one-day workshop, will explore how to plan for instruction in order to meet the needs of all students in a secondary classroom, including students on access points as well as advanced learners in the same classroom. Participants will know how to incorporate Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design for Learning into a lesson that meets the needs of all learners in a classroom, understand that all students learn differently, and be able to create lessons that address all students needs. Participants need to have prior knowledge of Differentiated Instruction.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
FIN Staff
Audience
All teachers working with diverse student populations.
Points
6
12/6/2017 - Collaborative Teaching and Planning
OPEN - Register

Explore the value that Collaborative Teaching Strategies bring to your inclusive education bag of tricks. Identify ways to improve communication and avoid communication pitfalls with your colleagues.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
FIN STAFF
Audience
For teachers who are new to inclusion or teachers who are looking for a refresh after time away from inclusion.
Points
6
12/7/2017, 3/1/2018 - Thinking Maps- 2 days
OPEN - Register

This is a two day workshop.
Sign in begins at 8am
The workshop is from 8:30am to 3:30pm

Thinking Maps endeavors to transform schools and increase student performance by providing specific visual patterns for limitless learning. The training provides a clear, concise framework, derived from brain-based research, for teachers, students and entire learning communities to share a common visual language that connects thought processes and ideas as well as promotes critical thinking and creativity.
Participants Requirements:
1. Attend both days of training
2. Implement all 8 learning strategies WITH STUDENTS prior to the second day of training
3. Bring student samples to the second day of training

Participants will receive: A Language for Learning: Thinking Maps Manual

Location
Midtown Office Center Community Room
Presenter
Patti Weigel
Audience
ESE & General Education Teachers serving students with disabilities
Points
12
12/14/2017 - Access Points For Inclusion
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8 am.
This professional development workshop will increase teacher understanding of the new Florida Standards Access Points and Essential understandings . Teachers will become familiar with the resources available to support the teaching and learning of academics to support students with significant cognitive disabilities in the inclusion classroom using the new Access points.
This workshop is designed for collaborative TEAMS. The teams consist of BOTH the ESE teacher and General Education teacher that are currently working with students on access points in inclusive settings. These teams will design lesson plan(s) that address the needs of the students with significant cognitive disabilities on access points. Each team will need to bring a laptop and curriculum materials in order to develop a lesson plan.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
FDLRS/FIN Staff
Audience
ESE & General Education TEAMS Attending together
Points
8
1/10/2018, 4/15/2018 - PDA: Differentiating Reading Instruction for Students: Making it Explicit
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about using the guidelines for differentiation and strategies that support differentiation to improve instruction for all students, especially students with persistent or significant reading difficulties. Emphasis is on the instructional design principles and teacher delivery methods that can be applied to increase the explicitness and intensity of language arts instruction in order to achieve optimal results for students who are challenged by learning to read or reading to learn. This course aligns with current Florida reading initiatives and awards credit for competency four of the Florida Reading Endorsement
Required meetings Choose 1:
Orientation:
online at your leisure (link will be sent with confirmation)
OR
Face to Face 12/20/16 4:00-6:00pm

2. Additional mid-module on-line meeting to be scheduled.


Location
online
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
All teachers
Points
60
1/10/2018, 3/28/2018 - PDA: Engaging Learners through Informative Assessment
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about each step of the formative assessment process, a continuous and fluid set of actions used to make decisions about instruction, in order to maximize student achievement. Emphasis is on using data-based decision making to provide a universally designed and differentiated learning environment that is responsive to individual learner needs. Content includes how to communicate learning targets in student-friendly language and ways to provide students with meaningful feedback for self-assessment and goal setting.

Required meetings
Orientation:
online at your leisure (link will be sent with confirmation)
OR
Face to Face 12/20/16 4:00-6:00pm

2. Additional mid-module on-line meeting to be scheduled

Location
online
Presenter
Beth Scanlan
Audience
All teachers
Points
20
1/10/2018, 3/28/2018 - PDA: Technology for Student Success: Assistive Technology
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about assistive technology devices and services and the process of helping students with disabilities select, obtain, and use assistive technology. Content includes information about the impact of identified areas of disability including: vision, auditory, physical, communication, intellectual, and cognitive processing and how assistive technology devises and services provide support.
Required meetings Choose 1:
Orientation:
online at your leisure (link will be sent with confirmation
OR
Face to Face 12/20/16 4:00-6:00pm

2. Additional mid-module on-line meeting to be scheduled

Location
online
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
all teachers
Points
20
1/10/2018, 3/28/2018 - PDA: Differentiating Mathematics Instruction
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about how to apply the guidelines of differentiating instruction to mathematics instruction. Emphasis is on evidence-based practices structured by a responsive decision-making framework in order for all students to achieve at the highest possible level. Content includes how to use pre-assessment, continuous assessment, and summative assessments to design and deliver effective lessons for initial instruction in mathematics and how to effectively use flexible small group instruction to respond to individual learner needs.
Required meetings Choose 1:
Orientation:
online at your leisure (link will be sent with confirmation)
OR
Face to Face 12/20/16 4:00-6:00pm

2. Additional mid-module on-line meeting to be scheduled

Location
online
Presenter
Jennifer Shepard
Audience
all teachers
Points
30
1/10/2018, 3/28/2018 - PDA: Technology for Student Success: An introduction
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about instructional technology, assistive technology, accessible instructional materials, and Universal Design for Learning. Content and activities include how to determine appropriate tools to meet student needs and identify available resources to support district/school use of instructional technology, assistive technology, accessible instructional materials, and Universal Design for Learning.

l Required meetings Choose 1:
Orientation:
online at your leisure (link will be sent with confirmation
OR
Face to Face 12/20/16 4:00-6:00pm

2. Additional mid-module on-line meeting to be scheduled

Location
online
Presenter
Audience
all teachers
Points
20
2/15/2018 - Assistive Technology (AT) in the Classroom
OPEN - Register

For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critical to ensuring participation and progress in the general curriculum. The Assistive Technology in the Classroom training will provide an overview of various types of assistive technologies and how to assist students in selecting, obtaining, and using assistive technology to increase engagement in instructional activities. This training is designed for teachers, therapist and support staff that support students in all educational environments.
Participants will understand:
what assistive technology is
how assistive technology can support student engagement
how to support a student in the selection and use of assistive technologies
THIS IS A ONE DAY TRAINING

Location
TBA
Presenter
FDLRS Staff
Audience
PLEASE NOTE: This training is specifically designed for Duval County School ESE Teachers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, ESE District Support Staff SLPs will earn 6 State Licence CEUs
Points
6
2/16/2018 - Assistive Technology (AT) in the Classroom
OPEN - Register

For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critical to ensuring participation and progress in the general curriculum. The Assistive Technology in the Classroom training will provide an overview of various types of assistive technologies and how to assist students in selecting, obtaining, and using assistive technology to increase engagement in instructional activities. This training is designed for teachers, therapist and support staff that support students in all educational environments.
Participants will understand:
what assistive technology is
how assistive technology can support student engagement
how to support a student in the selection and use of assistive technologies
THIS IS A ONE DAY TRAINING

Location
TBA
Presenter
FDLRS Staff
Audience
PLEASE NOTE: This training is specifically designed for Duval County School ESE Teachers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, ESE District Support Staff SLPs will earn 6 State Licence CEUs
Points
6
3/5/2018, 5/16/2018 - PDA: Differentiating Science instruction
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about applying the guidelines of differentiation to science instruction for the purposes of increasing student achievement for all learners. Content and activities emphasize how to use pre-assessment, continuous assessment, and summative assessments to design and deliver effective science lessons for whole group initial instruction and how to effectively use flexible small group instruction
Required meetings Choose 1:
Orientation:
online at your leisure (link will be sent with confirmation)
OR
Face to Face 12/20/16 4:00-6:00pm

2. Additional mid-module on-line meeting to be scheduled

Location
online
Presenter
Ashley Lundy
Audience
All teachers
Points
30
3/5/2018, 5/16/2018 - PDA: Introduction to Differentiating Instruction: Responding to All Learners
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about proactively providing a universally designed and differentiated environment in order to maximize student achievement for all students. Emphasis is on the importance of having clarity about the learning targets and proactively adjusting instruction utilizing a data-based decision making process that considers students readiness for the content, interests, and learning preferences. Content and activities emphasize how to proactively provide important, engaging, and appropriately challenging work via flexible grouping methods and utilizing a variety of instructional strategies and supports.
Required meetings Choose 1:
Orientation:
on line at your leisure (link sent with confirmation)
OR
Face to Face 12/20/16 4:00-6:00 pm

Location
online
Presenter
Tara Renbeck / Erika Boyd
Audience
All teachers
Points
20
3/28/2018, 5/16/2018 - PDA: Technology for Student Success: An introduction
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about instructional technology, assistive technology, accessible instructional materials, and Universal Design for Learning. Content and activities include how to determine appropriate tools to meet student needs and identify available resources to support district/school use of instructional technology, assistive technology, accessible instructional materials, and Universal Design for Learning.

l Required meetings Choose 1:
Orientation:
online at your leisure (link will be sent with confirmation
OR
Face to Face 3/2/17 4:00-6:00pm

2. Additional mid-module on-line meeting to be scheduled

Location
on-line
Presenter
Ashley Gargulak
Audience
All Teachers
Points
20
3/28/2018, 5/16/2018 - PDA: Technology for Student Success: Assistive Technology
OPEN - Register

This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about assistive technology devices and services and the process of helping students with disabilities select, obtain, and use assistive technology. Content includes information about the impact of identified areas of disability including: vision, auditory, physical, communication, intellectual, and cognitive processing and how assistive technology devises and services provide support.
Required meetings Choose 1:
Orientation:
online at your leisure (link will be sent with confirmation
OR
Face to Face 3/2/17 4:00-6:00pm

2. Additional mid-module on-line meeting to be scheduled

Location
online
Presenter
Shannon McCosker
Audience
all teachers
Points
20
4/19/2018 - Assistive Technology (AT) in the Classroom
OPEN - Register

For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critical to ensuring participation and progress in the general curriculum. The Assistive Technology in the Classroom training will provide an overview of various types of assistive technologies and how to assist students in selecting, obtaining, and using assistive technology to increase engagement in instructional activities. This training is designed for teachers, therapist and support staff that support students in all educational environments.
Participants will understand:
what assistive technology is
how assistive technology can support student engagement
how to support a student in the selection and use of assistive technologies
THIS IS A ONE DAY TRAINING

Location
TBA
Presenter
FDLRS STAFF
Audience
PLEASE NOTE: This is a ONE DAY TRAINING that is specifically designed for Duval County School ESE Teachers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, ESE District Support Staff.
Points
6
4/20/2018 - Assistive Technology (AT) in the Classroom
OPEN - Register

For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critical to ensuring participation and progress in the general curriculum. The Assistive Technology in the Classroom training will provide an overview of various types of assistive technologies and how to assist students in selecting, obtaining, and using assistive technology to increase engagement in instructional activities. This training is designed for teachers, therapist and support staff that support students in all educational environments.
Participants will understand:
what assistive technology is
how assistive technology can support student engagement
how to support a student in the selection and use of assistive technologies
THIS IS A ONE DAY TRAINING

Location
TBA
Presenter
FDLRS STAFF
Audience
PLEASE NOTE: This is a ONE DAY TRAINING that is specifically designed for Duval County School ESE Teachers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, ESE District Support Staff.
Points
6

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